Category Archives: buyer’s agent

Ask Peggy: My real estate deal didn’t close – what happens to the buyer’s deposit?

So your real estate deal went firm (unconditional) and on closing day, the buyer didn’t advance funds and the deal didn’t go forward. What happens to the deposit? The deposit, under the strict terms of the Agreement of Purchase and … Continue reading

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When a realtor ends the Buyer-Agent Realtor relationship.

I often get asked how a buyer can end a relationship with their realtor when they’re unhappy with them, but we don’t often hear about the flip side of this–when should the realtor let a client go? This is never … Continue reading

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Ask Peggy: Do I have to use the same realtor to buy and sell?

The question is, do I have to use the same realtor to buy a new house as I’m using to sell my house? The answer is no. When you signing a listing agreement, it’s a contract between you and your realtor’s … Continue reading

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What’s a Buyer Customer Service Agreement ?

Let’s say you’re a prospective buyer. You’ve been to an Open House, or maybe you’ve seen a listing you liked on Realtor.ca and contacted the listing agent to see it.  You talk to the listing agent about making an offer … Continue reading

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When viewing homes is like speed-dating …

One of the things that realtors are sometimes asked to do is to arrange a whole day of showings for out-of-town clients. It can easily turn into a marathon, and involves almost as much preparation and planning. I am booked … Continue reading

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What happens if a buyer brings an offer without an agent?

Here’s another listing question I get frequently: what happens if a buyer approaches me directly to buy my house? And a related one: what happens if the buyer makes an offer on my house without an agent? If we have … Continue reading

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Another happy client!

It’s wonderful as a realtor to get client testimonials, even more so when you don’t ask for them. Not only is it nice to have that kind of positive feedback but a realtor relies so much on word-of-mouth to build … Continue reading

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